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Race relations

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jacob J. Friedman's "The Courthouse Riot"

 Collection — Box MISC-06, Folder: MSS-0150
Identifier: MSS-0150
Content Description Jacob J. Friedman documented his eyewitness account of the lynching of Will Brown in the typescript he titled "The Courthouse Riot." Will Brown was murdered on September 28, 1919; it is unclear on what date Friedman completed his recollection. This is a copy of the six-page typescript with a handwritten note from Friedman to a potential newspaper editor directing that his pen name "Joseph Parkwood" be used when the account was published because he still lived in Omaha. He went on to write,...
Dates: circa 1920

James A. Rawley, History Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-12-14-16
Scope and Contents

The Rawley Papers consist of six boxes of materials covering the years 1938-2001. Included in the collection are correspondence with members of the University of Nebraska History Department and the Nebraska State Historical Society, manuscripts of some of Rawley's published works, articles and reprints, and biographical materials about Rawley.

Dates: 1938-2001